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History shows, raiding newspapers never works

25/07/2021 02:08 PM | Click to read full article

The Income Tax raids on the offices of Dainik Bhaskar last week sets a scary new bar. If one of India’s two most powerful Hindi newspapers can have this happen to it, what chance is there for lesser publications and digital platforms to speak the truth?

Tavleen Singh writes Income Tax raids on Dainik Bhaskar are yet another sign that Indian democracy is becoming more illiberal by the day.